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Posted by kpholland  · 11-04-2016 - 14:51

I have a Mysql database with a TEXT type field. When i use this field in our Word PHPdocx template i'am getting this as result (see text below). I have tryed htmlspecialchars_decode/html_entity_decode on the field before putting it in the PHPdocx array ($wf->addTable($Array_Table_Value, $paramsTable);
)... But the result is still the same <p> and \r and \n still visible in mine PHPdocx Output file :(

 

 

<p>Inhoud gesprek</p>\r\n\r\n<p>Dit is een test bericht</p>\r\n\r\n<p>En nog een regel</p>\r\n\r\n<p>En nog een regel</p>\r\n

 

Posted by admin  · 12-04-2016 - 06:26

Hello,

If your database includes \r, \n... and you won't to add them into the document, we recommend you to remove them. For example using str_replace to clear '\r', '\n' and "\r", "\n"... to remove literal strings and carriage returns.

Regards.

Posted by kpholland  · 12-04-2016 - 06:58

If i use this code (see below). The <p> are replaced bij \r (not wat i want) I want to replace the <p> with a  'normal' breakline(enter)

$row_TEMP['MEMO'] = str_replace("<p>", '\r', html_entity_decode($row_TEMP['MEMO']) );

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The only thing that i want to do is: I have a array (with sql/text(blob field) that i put in a phpdocx addTable function.

$wf = new WordFragment($docx, 'document');
$wf->addTable($Array_Table_Value, $paramsTable);
$docx->replaceVariableByWordFragment(array('Array_Table_Value' => $wf), array('type' => 'block'));
 

 

Posted by admin  · 12-04-2016 - 08:43

Hello,

To do a line break you need to use the addBreak method (standalone or as a WordFragment) or the parseLineBreaks option when using replace* methods.

Regards.